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Cerulean Warbler


Posted by ADKShooter on Thu May 13, 2021 6:54 pm

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Nikon D850, Nikon 500mm F5.6 pf
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This is one in a series of a male Cerulean Warbler I photographed yesterday.  I previously submitted a Cerulean in one of my series of warbler images, however it is very fortunate to get one at eye level in his breeding plumage and on it's breeding grounds.  Cerulean's are a canopy bird and are more often heard than seen. Since this nice specimen was taken at eye level I'm submitting it as one warbler and not as a series.

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by peter makuch on Thu May 13, 2021 8:14 pm
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a well done image and that bg works well in this case, great approach WARREN.
 

by Karl Egressy on Thu May 13, 2021 8:41 pm
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Another beautiful image of this rare to see Warbler.
 

by paul fletcher on Thu May 13, 2021 9:56 pm
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A great image of a species that not too many have observed or photographed, Warren. Nice pose and background, as well.
 

by Mary Brun on Fri May 14, 2021 8:31 am
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A beautiful specimen perfectly portrayed.
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by david fletcher on Fri May 14, 2021 12:35 pm
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Another fabulous Warbler image Warren. Nailed the focus on the eye!
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by rajandesai on Fri May 14, 2021 4:10 pm
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Yeah, tough to get this bird.... Lovely capture.
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri May 14, 2021 4:49 pm
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A lovely image of this little beauty, Warren! The light in this one is gorgeous!

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by John Meade on Fri May 14, 2021 4:50 pm
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Beautiful image, Warren. The lighting, details, composition, and background are all great.
 

by Ron Day on Fri May 14, 2021 7:55 pm
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Congrats on getting this at eye level, Warren! Excellent.
 

by Jim_B on Sat May 15, 2021 8:47 pm
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A cool bird in an excellent setting, congrats on getting a fine shot of it!
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